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Tag: Economic history

Medieval Money and Banking Between the Alps and the Adriatic Sea

Helmut Rizzolli has published a book for people who do not (yet) collect coins but are interested in them. Ursula Kampmann took a look at the work and concludes: why aren’t there more books like this?

A Global History of Money

Money is multifaceted! In his book “A Global History of Money”, Akinobu Kuroda discusses interesting facts about money and its usage on different continents. The book is not, however, an easy read for everyone.

Indiennes. Material for a Thousand Stories

The National Museum in Zurich dedicates an exhibition to this impressive chapter of economic history. Cotton fabrics from India endangered even the well established French silk production.

Seal Imprints & Alnage Seals

They are not coins – and yet, seal imprints can be found in auction catalogues from time to time. With good reason. They are exciting testimonies to economic history and thanks to the new work of R. van Laere, they can now be identified properly. Ursula Kampmann took a look at it.

Citéco: A Museum Dedicated to Economy

Modern, fancy, with a smack of luxury from times long past – this is Paris’ new museum of economy in a 1920s Banque de France branch office, a former Neo-Renaissance palace. Citéco familiarises with economy through games, computer stations, and many historical objects.
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